Come garden with us!

Our core team mostly work or study full-time, so we usually gather to garden together or just chat with one another on weekend mornings! Some of us are at the garden every Saturday morning, around 9:30am. Other neighbours will come by either on Saturday / Sunday mornings, generally from 9:45-10am onwards. We always appreciate extra hands….

31 Jan 2016 ~ Butterflies galore

It’s been one weekend after another, where we are treated to the lovely sight at least ten different butterflies of at least five different species in the garden. The butterflies are so used to human presence that we can be within half metre, and they remain as they are and do not fly away. Neighbour Steven…

24 Jan 20616 ~ Breakfast in the Park

It’s been a number of months since our last Breakfast in the Park! Realising this, a few neighbours decided to prepare homemade food, or bring food items they enjoy, to share and enjoy breakfast together. On this same morning, besides caring for the garden and having breakfast, a third activity was happening at the garden,…

17 Jan 2016 ~ Sharing

Mioa Shan, a NUS student, came to visit our garden to understand our horticulture practices. Mioa Shan had been going around visiting various community gardens for her ongoing research study. She first visited our garden in 2014, when she was interning with NParks. In the meantime, uncle Teo was busy harvesting spinach to be given…

16 Jan 2016 ~ Aunty shares her knowledge

There’s this very pretty flower plant in our garden. We didn’t know how it came – by bird or human? An auntie who lives down the street, shared that this is 五点花 (five o’clock flower). She told us to pluck the black fruits and press them open to release the white powder inside. This white…

15 Nov ~ Update

Today’s weather could be described as wonderfully cool, with a short duration of heavy rain downpour. There were five of us who came to check out the garden this morning – neighbours Dennis, Lydia, Auntie Wenying and myself, and J who cycled over from “nearby” Yew Tee. At least 3 of our core gardeners are…